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California Falls Short on Water Conservation: But There's Still Hope

UCLA Inst. of the Environment and Sustainability | Posted 08.25.2014 | Green
UCLA Inst. of the Environment and Sustainability

It seems that California Governor Brown's January 2014 plea for 20 percent water conservation has done little to actually reduce consumption across the state.

From Smog to Sustainability

Antonio Villaraigosa | Posted 05.21.2013 | Los Angeles
Antonio Villaraigosa

Los Angeles will be the first big city in America to kick the coal habit. We are eliminating our dependence on dirty coal plants to power our city.

Frank Talk on Solar Energy, Why I Asked the City Council to Analize the DWP's Feed-in Tariff (FiT) Proposal

Jan Perry | Posted 01.28.2013 | Los Angeles
Jan Perry

Let's be clear -- solar energy makes sense for Los Angeles. I believe the City of Los Angeles can be the leader in solar energy and technology; we have the people, the brain trust and the climate here to make this happen.

We Are What We Google: A Look At LA's Top Search Terms For 2012

Posted 12.13.2012 | Los Angeles

If we are what we Google, then Angelenos are obsessed with sports, education and traffic -- at least, according to this list of our Top Ten most googl...

WATCH OUT: Flooding Leads To Street Closures Until 7pm

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 04.03.2012 | Los Angeles

When West Hollywood resident Carlos Rodriguez stepped outside Tuesday morning, he said to KTLA, "My street looks like the set of a movie." That's b...

LADWP Thirteenth Most Hated Company In US

Posted 09.10.2011 | Los Angeles

The Los Angeles Department of Water & Power (LADWP) is the thirteenth most hated company in the United States, according to Business Insider. The rank...

Sierra Club Took My Hair and All I Got Was a Beyond Coal Button

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 06.15.2011 | Green
Lisa Kaas Boyle

I just had a lock of my hair chopped off to benefit science and the planet. I was joined by other moms, children and babies in more than 25 cities ac...

Los Angeles Reaches Renewable Energy Milestone

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa celebrated an environmental milestone on Thursday, confirming what had been predicted for much of last year: th...

Auto Show Electrifies LA

Antonio Villaraigosa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Antonio Villaraigosa

Cruisin' in fast and strong, the Auto Show makes its 103rd annual pit stop to Los Angeles this week, bringing along energy, technology, and, most impo...

DWP Defends Withholding $73.5 Million From LA

latimes.com | David Zahniser, Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Executives with the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power on Tuesday issued a sharply worded defense of their decision to withhold $73.5 million f...

DWP At Center Of City's Financial Meltdown

AP | CHRISTINA HOAG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — When the city's Department of Water and Power spent $50,000 on lactation consultants two years ago to assist breast-feeding employ...

Villaraigosa Backs Down, Says Shutdown A Last Resort

AP | CHRISTINA HOAG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — In the end, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa was forced to admit that he didn't have the power to shut down city services. But his threa...

Leaders Needed to Move LA Beyond Coal and Into the Sunlight

Bill Corcoran | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bill Corcoran

When it comes to reforming the way Los Angeles gets its power, sunlight is useful in more ways than one.

LA Looks To Build Huge Solar Plant In Owens Valley

latimes.com | Phil Willon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Reporting from Lone Pine - First it was silver ore that streamed to Los Angeles from the rim of the Owens Valley, then the water from the valley floor...

Greening Hollywood: Staples Goes Solar

Paige Donner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Paige Donner

According to an economic study released last week, California's green policies will create as many as 403,000 jobs in the next 12 years and household incomes will increase by $48 billion.